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Hiker in severe fall on Woody Buttress

A mountain rescue call came in on Sunday morning for a hiker who had fallen while walking on Table Mountain. The hiker, a male in his late twenties/early thirties, and two other companions were walking up Woody Buttress when he fell, pulling a large block off with him.

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Mining firm eyes wilderness area

A Gauteng company, Dream Weaver Trading 56 (Ltd), has applied for exploration rights in a declared wilderness area, as well as in a couple of neighbouring Boland farms.

Pictures of the latest WC Bouldering in Moscow

Pictures from final round of the World Cup Bouldering comp in Moscow

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Patxi Usobiaga Interview

The Russian website Baurock has a very extensive interview with Patxi Usobiaga

STASA GEJO (12) GOLD AT ARCO ROCK JUNIOR 2010

At Arco Rock junior 2010, Serbian climber Stasa Gejo (12 years ) won everything there was to win, lead, speed, and boulder and with 300 points jumped at the top of the overall ranking (born 97/98). None (even boys ) did better than her.

Mountain body welcomes China’s Everest ban on children

The international body that represents mountaineers has welcomed China’s decision to ban under-18s climbing Everest.

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Video: Boulder WC 2010 report #3 – Vail

Perfect bouldering conditions, an impressively high wall and very interesting route setting – Vail felt like a Highlight of the 2010 Bouldering World Cup so far!

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Thick snowfalls draw crowds

The snowfalls at Matroosberg Nature Reserve in Ceres, covered in snow since Monday, had a bumper day with hundreds coming to play in the snow.

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VIDEO: Adam Ondra, the movie

For more than a year now, Czech film maker Petr Pavlíček has been gathering material for his film about Adam Ondra:

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TUZGLE movie

Two years ago Julien Nadiras went to Argentina to explore a new climbing site, resulting in the movie Tuzgle, which is now available in HD for €5 on his website: Baraka films